Posts Tagged 'china'

Wuhan Mayor, British Consul-General, AZ, BP, Deloitte, ThoughtWorks, CBBC and Team Kapital are speakers at digital conference

Wuhan Mayor, British Consul-General, AZ, BP, Deloitte, ThoughtWorks, CBBC and Team Kapital are speakers at digital conference

The China Britain Business Council (CBBC) coordinated an important event this week: a digital conference Chaired by the Mayor of Wuhan Zhou Xianwang, British Consul-General Gareth Hoar, CBBC Chief Exec Matthew Rous and an experts panel made up of Laurence Huang VP of AstraZeneca China, Ying Jiang Asia-Pac President of Deloitte, Zhiqiang Zhang Global VP of BP, Song Zhang GM of ThoughWorks China and Dr Simon Haworth Director of CompanDX/intellomx, Team Kapital, DynastyBio and the Sino-UK Fund.

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China, Britain and The Dangerous Oaf

China, Britain and The Dangerous Oaf

Where now for our promising life sciences and medtech relationship with China and the Chinese? The virus crisis seems to have polarised our opinion of them but strengthened their opinion of us.

ARTICLE FIRST PUBLISHED IN Business Weekly, Guest blog: 15 May 2020

China’s appetite for UK health technology has never been greater. Investment capital awaits us in China if we could only access it, and the vast and growing Chinese market offers us the opportunity ...

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Better Startups? Bring back the Grand Tour

Better Startups? Bring back the Grand Tour

The great country houses of Britain are full of beautiful art from other countries, but the UK’s great technology clusters have to paint their own. It is time to start thinking ahead and to put this right because successful startups are the masterpieces of today. Technology is the artefact of our time.

For 200 years up to around 1840 it was customary for well heeled young men to set off from Britain on a Grand Tour around Europe in search of ...

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Team Kapital raises £3.9m for CompanDX in China

Team Kapital raises £3.9m for CompanDX in China

CompanDX Limited, the Nottingham Trent University spinout applying novel bio-informatics technology to the issues of personalised medicine, is pleased to announce the raising of 39,600,000 Renminbi (CN¥) for development of products in China. CompanDX was advised by Team Kapital: TK founder Simon Haworth is currently operating as CEO of CompanDX Limited.

“This is an extraordinary step for an early stage technology company and allows us to put a significant capital sum to work,” says Chief Executive Dr Simon Haworth. “The China ...

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China beckons

China beckons

So the joke in China this week is all about quality of life: “The quality of life in Beijing,” they say “is so good that you don’t even have to buy cigarettes anymore. You simply open your window and smoke to your heart’s content, thanks to the government. And the government has been even more considerate in Shanghai: Turn on the taps in Shanghai and they feed you with delicious pork soup.”

We all know about the terrible smog in Beijing ...

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